Medical Braiders

K80 Series Horizontal & Vertical Style Braiding Systems

Steeger USA braiders can be manufactured in any multiple of 4 carriers with the most common sizes being 8, 12, 16, 24, 32, 48, 64, 72, 96, & 144-carriers; up to 288-carriers. Our machines are the workhorses for the medical industry. They are used in the production of:

  • Catheters
  • Stents
  • Leads
  • Data Cables
  • and a variety of minimally invasive applications

Steeger USA machines assist our customers’ product with designed flexibility, stiffness, kink resistance, improved torque response, and radial / hoop strength. Our carrier design, which unrolls wire from a horizontally placed bobbin enables braiding the most tension sensitive materials without rolling or twisting. Our machines provide a platform for the customization our customers need in connection with their high tech and demanding applications.

Our KL80D carrier will handle:

  • Wire types: Stainless Steel, Copper, NiTi, Titanium, Platinum, Cobalt Chromium, and coated wires
  • Monofilament Fibers: Nylon, PET, PEN, PP, PEEK, and custom extruded fibers
  • Round Wire / Fiber Sizes: 0.0005” up to 0.010” (dependent on specified materials) Multiple ends per bobbin
  • Flat Wire / Fiber Sizes: 0.0005” x 0.002” up to 0.003” x 0.008” (dependent on specific materials)
  • Multi Filament Yarns: Nylon, Polyester, PP, Dyneema, Kevlar, Vectran, Spectra, and custom extruded fibers. Denier ranges from 5 – 1,500